Lockheed Martin Mechanical Engineer Associate - Grand Prairie, TX in Grand Prairie, Texas

Lockheed Martin is seeking a Structures / Stress Engineer to perform analysis, research, and design in such areas as mechanical, structures, or dynamics for development or production. This effort involves complex technical problems that require solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious. The assignment includes the design, analysis, research, development, and testing encompassing multiple engineering disciplines; as well as including the planning and advancement of new aerospace products and technologies.

The candidate will be responsible for performing structural (stress and progressing into dynamic) analysis and testing of top level assemblies, subsystems, and components. Tasks include performing preliminary and detailed structural analysis on component and assemblies using standardized processes and tools. Tasks may also include providing support for structural or dynamic testing of systems, subsystems, and components. In addition, the candidate will provide technical documentation and input to data packages to support peer and customer reviews, present analysis data to program at technical interchange meetings, and design reviews.

Candidate will perform structural analysis using standardized analysis software tools and coordinate requirements and design solutions with program personnel. Responsible for research and development of viable strength, stiffness, stability, and durability solutions for systems and components. Exposure or experience with relevant analytic tools for structural and dynamics analysis.

Basic Qualifications BS degree from an accredited college in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering, or related field.

Exposure or experience with structural analysis of assembly systems, subsystems, and components. Strength in structural analysis with a desire to learn more and demonstrated strong problem solving and analytical skills. Exposure with core structural software (Nastran and Abaqus). Exposure with core or second tier pre and post processing tools (Ansa, Meta, Hypermesh, Patran, and FEMAP).

Experience with Microsoft Office (i.e. Excel, Word, and PowerPoint). Excellent writing and verbal communication skills for generating structural analysis plans, structural analysis reports, documentation, and potentially proposals are necessary.

Candidate must be capable of performing in a fast paced, dynamic environment, and working in an inclusive, team environment. Considered a developing talent, and still a learner.

Candidate must have strong analytical and organizational skills. Candidate must have the ability to travel. Candidate must be able to obtain a security clearance.

Desired skills MS degree from an accredited college in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering, or related field. Structural and dynamics experience in the aerospace industry.

Exposure or experience with dynamic analysis of assembly systems, subsystems, and components. Strength in dynamics analysis with a desire to learn more analytical skills.

Experience desirable with rigid body dynamics tools (ADAMS). Experience performing structural and dynamics analysis using classical methods.

Experience with CAD modeling using PTC CREO, FORTRAN programming, NX Nastran, Abaqus, and finite element pre and post processors. Experience with Matlab and MathCAD.

Proven leadership with demonstrated interpersonal skills.

Creativity/innovation to solve issues related to structural and dynamic performance of any aspect of structure. Experience developing and analyzing structures for strength and stability.

Experience writing structural and component specifications, and system/subsystem/component test plans. Considered an emerging authority.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Location(s): Grand Prairie Texas